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I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau
Henry D. Thoreau. Jeffrey S. Cramer, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300187984.  Daedalus Item Code: 52784
"'Say's I to myself' should be the motto of my journal," wrote Henry David Thoreau in 1851. Begun in 1837, Thoreau's Journal spans a period of 25 years and runs to more than two million words, ... (Read More)
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In Pursuit of the English: A Documentary
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Flamingo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976293.  Daedalus Item Code: 43872
They are lusty, quarrelsome, unscrupulous, funny, and pathetic—they are the English. In this 1960 work of "documentary" nonfiction, the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Fifth Child and ... (Read More)
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In the Body of the World: A Memoir
Eve Ensler.
Publisher: Metropolis Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805095180.  Daedalus Item Code: 51523
Best known as the author of The Vagina Monologues, activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body—how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Upon discovering that ... (Read More)
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In the Cage
Henry James. Libby Purves, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910251.  Daedalus Item Code: 53716
Working in a post office in Mayfair, a young woman is intrigued by the cryptic but alluring telegraph messages of the social elite, and in particular, to lines written by the dashing Captain Everard ... (Read More)
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Inferno: Volume 1 of the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri. Robin Kirkpatrick, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124788.  Daedalus Item Code: 51249
The first and most famous of the three canticles in Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, Inferno describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide. Through nine increasingly ... (Read More)
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Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel
Sherill Tippins.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618726349.  Daedalus Item Code: 52613
Since its founding by a visionary French architect in 1884, the Chelsea Hotel has been an icon of American invention: an epicenter of New York's artistic and literary culture and a haven for the ... (Read More)
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Into the Frame: The Four Loves of Ford Madox Brown
Angela Thirlwell.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179021.  Daedalus Item Code: 41286
Exploring the public art and private demons of Ford Madox Brown, one of the finest but least understood among the Pre-Raphaelite artists, this book is as much about the four women central to his ... (Read More)
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J.D. Salinger: A Life
Kenneth Slawenski.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069514.  Daedalus Item Code: 34160
The author of The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger eluded fans and journalists for most of his life, making himself one of the most mysterious figures in American literature. In his youth he ... (Read More)
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Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
Claire Harman.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312680657.  Daedalus Item Code: 30663
Mention Jane Austen and you'll likely incite a slew of fervent opinions from anyone within earshot. Almost two hundred years after her death, Austen remains a hot topic, inspiring such bestsellers as ... (Read More)
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
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Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love
C. David Heymann.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50180
When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, their relationship became an international media sensation. Drawing upon archival research and interviews with the couple's family and ... (Read More)
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John Donne
John Donne. Selected by Paul Muldoon.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230891.  Daedalus Item Code: 53911
Although a major collection of his poetry wasn't published until 1633—two years after his death—John Donne nonetheless enjoyed acclaim in his lifetime for many of his individual poems, which blended ... (Read More)
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